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Providence Health & Services Unit Secretary Emergency Department in San Pedro, California


Providence is calling a Unit Secretary (Full time/Variable Shift) at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro in San Pedro, CA

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We are seeking a Unit Secretary who will attends nursing station and perform clerical and reception duties. Requisitions supplies, equipment, and services as directed.

In this position you will:

  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, unit statistics; patient/customer safety, improving organization performance program, environmental and infection control standards

  • Prioritize work and provides prompt and efficient service.

  • Requisitions supplies and equipment, maintenance and repair services, and prepares related forms. Keep stock and equipment inventories

  • Perform clerical duties related to procedures such as admission and discharge, also prepares charts

  • Keep patient records current

  • File information, and answers the telephone, takes messages, and directs calls

  • Maintain a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families accordance with hospital standards

  • Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies

  • Maintain department records, reports, and files as required

  • Participate in educational programs and in service meetings


Required qualifications:

  • Completion of medical terminology course or equivalent educ/experince

  • Skills/ Office Electronics: Calculator or 10 key, FAX machine, Photocopier

  • Unit Secretary – PHC

  • Word Processor, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Average to good keyboard skills

  • Ability to: Answer telephones, Maintain filing systems, Maintain logs, Maintain patient charts, Schedule appointments

Preferred qualifications:

  • Related experience

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 304915